Download "Collected Lyrics 1997-2008", the companion to the Ken Kase Group "Collected Works" album. This eBook contains the lyrics for every track on the album and is available for free. Ken Kase Collected Lyrics 1997-2008 (PDF)

Ken's Haiku Journal

I often feel the urge to write measured commentary on whatever happens to cross my mind. Ken's Haiku Journal is a Facebook page that I update sporadically with jokes in haiku form.


A few years ago, armed with a solid knowledge and a great love for jazz, I tried my hand at music criticism. At first, it was kind of fun. I enjoyed hearing and writing about new records and interviewing artists I respected, but I soon ran into trouble. Keeping up with new releases and cranking out reviews burned me out. I also started to feel guilty about writing negative reviews of other people's work, even when such criticism was justified. But I wrote a few pieces that turned out well and I had fun while it lasted. Here's a link to my articles for